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14 bedroom hotel for sale

Balcomie Links Hotel, Balcomie Road, Crail, KY10 3TN

Offers in Region of £729,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • Use class orders: C1 Hotels

Key features

  • 20th century Art Deco Style Property
  • Enviable Location, Close to St Andrews
  • 14 En Suite letting rooms, Lounge/Function Suite, Public Bar
  • Separate Owners Home

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Balcomie Links Hotel is an extremely well run business that has been operated by the current proprietors since 2000. The property has been placed on the market due to the current proprietor's wish to retire. The business trades throughout the year and its quality is reflected in the number of awards it currently holds such as achieving 4.5 out of 5 on trip advisor and being ranked number 1 in the area. Additional marketing is carried out through social media and it's own informative website

Balcomie Links Hotel originates to the early 1900s and is built in the Art Deco design. The property was purpose built as a small hotel, offering 14 en-suite letting rooms over the first and second floors.

The Hotel trades throughout the year. The business has a good mix of tourist guests, golfing parties, business visitors as well as serving the local community, who use the hotel for family functions. The Hotel offers lunch and dinner to non-residents, along with the public bar.

Crail is located on the east coast of Scotland in an area known as 'the east neuk of Fife', just 9 miles from St Andrews. The East Neuk of Fife (Neuk stands for corner) is a popular destination for people from all walks of life (holiday makers, golfers, walkers, strollers, sightseers, artists, explores, the list is endless). The small villages scattered along the coast are steeped in history, with many Scottish Trust buildings and castles open to the public, and are all linked with well kept coastal walks providing an excellent opportunity to take in the spectacular views of the coastline and over the Firth of Forth.

The Balcomie Links hotel occupies an enviable location on Balcomie Road in The Village.

The main entrance to the property is from the front. This leads into the spacious lounge/function suite area of the hotel, and also serves as the disabled access entrance. To the side of the property there is an additional entrance which leads directly to the hotel reception area.

On entering from the front, you are welcomed into a spacious bar lounge area. The room is well presented and tastefully decorated. The lounge/function suite is currently used as a bar restaurant serving visitors, residents and locals with bar lunches and evening meals. In addition, the room is also utilised for private functions. The space can accommodate up to 100 persons sitting (with additional banquet tables) and further benefits from a dance floor area. Well furnished with wooden tables and upholstered booths and chairs.

To the left of the Lounge you will find the Public Bar. The bar is linked to the lounge for ease of service by staff. The public bar is of traditional design, and comes fully furnished benefiting from a pool room located to the rear and a separate entrance.

Also located on the ground floor, you will find the dining and breakfast room. The breakfast room is currently used for resident's breakfast, however offers additional dining spaces should the function area be in use. This room is again well presented and can seat 30 persons.

Ladies and Gents Facilities area well located off the public areas.

The Balcomie Links Hotel has 14 en-suite letting bedrooms, set over the first and second floors. The rooms comprise of 1 family room with double and bunk beds, 11 double/ twin rooms, 1 single room and 1 family suite with two bedrooms and en-suite bathroom (rooms 8&9). All the letting rooms are well presented and come fully furnished. All rooms benefit from flatscreen TVs and hospitality trays. Several of the rooms offer uninterrupted sea views and have communal balconies.

Owners Accommodation
Located within the grounds of the hotel you will find the large and spacious owners house. The house is of timber and brick construction, set over two levels. On the ground level you will find two double bedrooms, family bathroom, a fully fitted kitchen, dining room and a conservatory to the rear. On the first floor you will find a spacious en-suite master bedroom as well as a spacious lounge. The family house further benefits from not being restricted under section 75 planning regulations, instead having its own title deeds.

Service Areas
As expected with a property the style and size of Balcomie Links Hotel, there are ample service areas including; a fully fitted commercial kitchen with a 6 burner gas range, double fryer and full extraction system. The property also has a laundry, cellar, dry goods store, freezer room, garage, wood store, boiler room and linen store. There is ample storage on each floor of the hotel for housekeeping.

The property sits well in its own grounds. To the front of the hotel there is additional outdoor seating. To the side of the hotel there is ample off street parking for 15 + cars in the hotel carpark. The owners house sits to the rear right of the car park, and benefits from three private parking spaces.

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